Born in Camrose, Alberta, son of the late Henri and Madeleine (Deschepper) Van Rycheghem. Beloved husband of Maria “Mary” (Kimpe) Van Rycheghem. Loving father of Michael Van Rycheghem of R.R.3 Kent Bridge, Mark and Rosie Van Rycheghem of Kent Bridge, Michelle and Geoff Beselaere of Chatham. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Hilary, Luke, Mark Jr., Emily, Madison, Michael, Gabe, Adam, Mackenzie, Marissa, Megan. Dear brother of Martha Van Der Paelt (the late Joe),Vera Cammaert (the late Joe). Predeceased by a brother Cyril Van Rycheghem and his wife Anna. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
The Van Rycheghem family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria St., on Tuesday from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Prayers will be held on Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 PM. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, Thamesville on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM with Fr. Ray Lawhead as Celebrant. Interment St. Paul’s Cemetery, Thamesville.
If desired donations to the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com